Category Archives: DESIGN

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From Page to Product: New DC Comics Action Figure Series Highlights the Design Process

2 days ago

In the case that the onslaught of superhero-themed movies coming out over the next few years isn’t enough to keep comic book fans busy, publishers including Marvel and DC Comics…

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Italian Design Studio DINN! Uses Wine to Stain Wood Furniture for New Collection

7 days ago

If you were to take on a fourth-generation Italian company that produces chairs, sofas and other furniture as a client for a new furniture collection, the chances of straying too…

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Make Use of Your Old Hardware Bits and Pieces with Open Source OFFBITS Robot Toys

1 week ago

Roy Barazani is the rare type of person that I want to personally meet and congratulate on his ingenious product idea. His product, The OFFBITS, is a line of open-source…

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Google’s Innovative 30 Weeks Design Incubator Spawns Its First Hardware Design

1 week ago

Since it was unveiled almost exactly one year ago, Google’s NYC-based 30 Weeks: A Founders Program for Designers incubator has been nothing short of a success story that even established…

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Behind the Design: An Interview with Buttur Founders Ken and Quan Jasinski

2 weeks ago

During the 9-5 grind, Ken Jasinski is an Industrial Designer and his wife Quan is a Color Specialist – both working in technology. While grad school has always been of interest to them, they instead chose…

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The Mellow Drive Uses Tesla-Style Batteries to Convert Any Skateboard Into an Electric Cruiser

2 weeks ago

Although we may not have functional hover boards yet (that don’t rely on a leaf blower at least), the past few years have presented skaters with a bevy of new…

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The Process Journals: Designing the Montgomery DIY Drone Kit (Part I: Conception)

2 weeks ago

A couple of months ago, I left my day job to give myself the freedom to explore my curiosities and pursue some nagging, deep rooted – but altogether indefinite –…

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The Toro Motor Head Is an (Animal-Friendly) Animal Trophy for Motorcycle Enthusiasts

3 weeks ago

Animal trophy heads or skulls have adorned the mantle of many a freemason’s living room over the years. Whether their presence has helped solidify an aura of mystery and manliness…

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This Is What Happens When Ferrari’s Design Director Designs a Ferrari Spacecraft

3 weeks ago

Between the trends of both designing products outside of a company’s product category and the rise of privatized space exploration, it was only a matter of time before we started…